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COMMUNITY VISAS FOR BOAT PEOPLE NOW ADVOCATED BY GOVERNMENT

BOAT PEOPLE DETAINEES TO BE GIVEN BRIDGING VISAS TO STAY Refugee groups welcomed Immigration Minister Chris Bowen’s announcement yesterday the Federal Government would wind back the inequitable treatment of asylum-seekers who arrive by boat and air. The first group of ”long-term” detainees – 27 men who have been detained for more than a year – […]

November 27th, 2011
Topic: BOATS MARINE, REFUGEES DETAINEES Tags: , , , , ,

MORE BOAT PEOPLE ARRIVE AT CHRISTMAS ISLAND DESPITE THE MALAYSIA SWAP DEAL

MORE BOAT PEOPLE STILL COMING EVEN AFTER THE MALASIA SWAP DEAL WITH AUSTRALIA A BOAT carrying around 62 asylum seekers, including at least two children and several women, reached Christmas Island yesterday, the fourth vessel to have arrived since the Malaysia plan was signed by the federal government. The small but very crowded boat was […]

August 13th, 2011
Topic: BOATS MARINE, NATIONAL INTEREST, PEOPLE Tags: , ,

ASYLUM SEEKERS BOAT WRECK TRAGEDY TO BE INVESTIGATED

CHRISTMAS ISLAND BOAT WRECK TO UNDER ENQUIRY Federal police are expected to lay charges over the Christmas Island boat disaster soon, the federal government has revealed. Attorney-General Robert McClelland today said the Australian Federal Police had been working tirelessly on its criminal investigation into last month’s tragedy. “There is certainly a high likelihood of prosecutions […]

January 24th, 2011
Topic: BOATS MARINE, COUNTRY LIFESTYLES, LAW POLICE CRIME, PEOPLE Tags: , , , , , ,

BOATING & SEA CHANGE FOR COUNTRY FOLK IN AUSTRALIA

COUNTRY LIFE CAN MAKE YOU WANT A SEA CHANGE. VIEW THE… BOATING MARINAS IN AUSTRALIA Queensland Marinas Tasmania Marinas New South Wales Marinas South Australia Marinas Victoria Marinas West Australia Marinas Northern Territory Marinas Murray River Marinas (incorporating VIC, NSW, SA)

August 24th, 2010
Topic: BOATS MARINE, TOURISM & ACCOMMODATION Tags: , , , , , , , ,